Theresa May’s dance moves are making news in South Africa, or in the studio at least with the team. Michael Jackson calls in from Heaven on what would have been his birthday, then some poor impersonation of his music. The story of #VATbro, then a real South African entrepreneur and success story in the next AlphaCode feature. Ntuthuko Shezi shares his story with Gareth and what his business Livestock Wealth is all about.
It’s Wednesday, a day with Norse God origins. All days actually come from here as Gareth explains to start the show. Gord gushes about audio books, and Stephen Fry as one of the icons of the platform. Your latest news headlines are particularly juicy today, then into sport with Ben, and Siya’s positivity feature for the day.
Having completed his PhD in molecular biology in 2005, Dr Daniel Meyersfeld has years of experience in the study of cell processes and codes in humans, animals, plants or other living organisms. Gareth picks the doctor’s brain on how studying the field of human generics can aid us in improving our health and wellness.
The growing demand for apocalypse accommodation sees more and more ambitious structures getting made, and bought. A snooty dating app only for children who attended private schooling, then Robyn from Lifestyle Home Garden talks potting plants and how this can be the perfect start to growing your own garden. Deep Fried Man has a new one man show, so he flogs it in studio along with some interesting live songs.
Gareth gets into what a child costs nowadays, and it’s a pretty scary number when you look at it realistically. Prioritising the real issues in life and how distraction leads to general non-action. Then the latest from the world of news and sport, plus Siya’s positivity feature for the day.
The heartwarming story of how a couple raised $400,000 for a homeless man takes an interesting turn when payout time comes. James Corden takes on Dr Phil in an outrageous rap battle. Gareth gets excited by a new movie on the circuit, and the future of the ANC looks murky according to the youth. Internationally renowned dog trainer Steve Mann then comes into studio to chat about his incredible life with man’s best friend. Then finally Rich Mulholland wraps things with a chat about drinking straws and making actual change.
Ben had an interesting weekend which included watching Eat, Pray, Love. This leads to identifying what’s important to you and what you are doing about making it happen. Bill Maher talks about our dual personalities and how our online lives are becoming like politicians’… then into the news, sport, finance and Siya’s positivity feature.
Siya catches the team up on the CliffCentral movie premier event where some listeners got to enjoy The Equalizer 2. Robyn from Lifestyle Home Garden comes in to talk about lawns as we move out of winter, then Melinda Hazafi van der Walt warms up her wax and gets to Siya’s legs. Waxing is the experience for this Friday, and it is as crazy as you would expect! George Mienie then wraps up the week with the latest from the world of motoring.
South Africa seems to be losing its collective mind around Donald Trump’s tweet about the ANC’s stance on land. High Rob calls in en route to Rome, with some scary stories of the jol gone wrong in Portugal. Some interesting listener emails, then into the latest news headlines, sport with Ben and Siya’s positivity feature to wrap things up… plus a surprise visit from a past GCS team member!
Is Jerm a controversial cartoonist or just an opinionated guy who can’t draw very well? Gareth chats to Jeremy Nell on the state of his work in these times. Together they cover hot topics like the state of social media, feedback from his audience, and some other South African cartoonists.